Babar-Rizwan created a new T20 world record: became the first pair to have an opening partnership of 200+ runs

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Pakistani opener Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan have created a world record. This pair has made the biggest partnership while chasing scores in T20 Internationals. , There was an opening partnership of 203 runs in 117 balls between the two. On the basis of this partnership, the world number four team Pakistan defeated England by 10 wickets. With this, Pakistan has leveled 1-1 in the series of 7 T20 matches. The third match of the series will be played at Karachi Stadium today.

This record was also made in the England-Pakistan match.

  • Captains with most centuries: Babar Azam is joint number-1 in terms of scoring the most centuries as a captain. This is his second T20 century. Babar has equaled Indian captain Rohit Sharma. Rohit also has 2 centuries in T20 as captain.
  • Biggest Opening Partnership for Pakistan: There was an unbeaten partnership of 203 runs between Babar-Rizwan. This is the biggest opening partnership for Pakistan in T20 Internationals. Both broke their own record. The two shared a 197-run partnership for the first wicket against South Africa in Centurion in April 2021. Both have shared a partnership of 150 or more runs for the 5th time.
  • Babar’s 10th century as captain: Babar scored his 10th century in international cricket as the captain of Pakistan. This was his 26th century in international cricket. Babar broke former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq’s record.

Know the full details of the match
England had scored 199/5 while playing first. Moeen Ali scored the highest unbeaten 55 runs from his side. In reply, Pakistan won by scoring 203 runs in 19.3 overs. They have become the first team to score 200+ without losing a wicket.

For Pakistan, captain Babar Azam scored 110 and Mohammad Rizwan scored 88 runs. There was an opening partnership of 203 runs in 117 balls between the two. This is the biggest partnership chasing the score. Babar-Rizwan has broken his own record.

In the bowling, Haris Rauf and Shahnawaz Dahani got 2-2 wickets for Pakistan.

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